"I don't think we're going to have to DL him," Yost said. "It's a sprained wrist. I think he's going to go in, they're going to check it and they're going to inject it, and then, he's going to have four days [during the Detroit series] and four days [during the All-Star period], and he's going to be fine. If I put him on the DL, I'll lose him for another week."
Felix Hernandez was bumped back a day to start Friday, as previously announced.
Despite his poor average, Lowrie's 23.7 percent line-drive rate is his best since his rookie year, notes MLB.com.
"Literally everything is exactly the same, except the hits weren't falling," Lowrie said before Wednesday's game. "It still is a head-scratcher."
"They said he was throwing strikes, getting his slider across the plate, and that's what he did [Tuesday] night -- attacked the zone," manager Ron Washington said. "Now I didn't know he threw it 97 [mph]. ... When he popped 97 last night, I asked [pitching coach] Mike [Maddux], 'He throws 97?' He said yeah."
Beimel, 37, has stranded 13 of 15 inherited runners and is 2-1 with a 1.30 ERA in 30 games.
"He's been real good. I've been very pleased. Joe has pitched in a lot of big games in his career," manager Lloyd McClendon said. "I think he's one of the reasons our bullpen is as good as it is. His numbers withstanding, what he brings to that bullpen is experience and gives it a calming effect down there."
Negron appeared in four games with the Reds in 2012, but that is his only MLB experience. The 28-year-old was hitting .269/.328/.406 at Louisville this season.